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Jan 17, 2013 6:30pm PST
in developing countries, but in a way that exploits women and children and poisons the environment. here in south korea, we have to import all our raw materials, so we should make use of the growing amount of electrical scrap here at home and greatly increase its amount of recycling. >> more than 20 million people live in the seoul metropolitan area. the south korean capital is one of the most densely populated cities in the world. it's also one of the prosperous of all megacities. office skyscrapers and apartment buildings are shooting up on land covered by rice fields just a few decades ago. and as prosperity grows in seoul, so does the amount of waste. the city produces about 12,000 tons of refuse every day. that's three times more per capita than in berlin, for instance. the authorities are using incinerators to try to come to grips with the problem. these new high tech facilities emit hardly any pollutants. the heat from the incinerators is used to generate electricity. in addition, it provides about 200,000 households with heating. the refuse becomes a source of energy. >> by burni
LINKTV
Jan 16, 2013 8:00am PST
and released her to talk about how we meaningfully keep schools safe? not just school environments, but in our community where we will not have these fears? where we will not be afraid of mass shootings and these assault weapons, which are so rampant in this country today. >> sean burke, which like to respond to the ad that says are the president is more important than yours, then why is skeptical about putting on a secured in our schools when his kids are protected by armed guards? do you think this is a pro. ? >> good morning. i also do not like anything that is done out of fear. i do not think fear is going to be good for school safety and i don't think it is good for the and states. i don't think it will produce anything that will be positive in the way of changes in school safety. i don't think it is inappropriate at to be running in the u.s., no. >> can you elaborate your responses to the newtown shooting and what you think ought to be done to increase safety in schools, sean burke? >> first of all, we promote reasonableness. i don't think there is call to go off on wild tangents or go o
LINKTV
Jan 15, 2013 2:00pm PST
year despite a weaker environment, and that has given exports a boost. >> exports are the backbone of the german economy. they continued to grow last year, albeit at a slower rate. companies are proceeding with caution. they are cutting investment amid uncertainty about what the new year will hold, especially for the eurozone. in 2011, the german economy grew by 3%. that figure dropped to 0.7% last year. the economy even contracted in the final quarter. the government is poised to cut its own forecast for 2013 to just 0.5%. that is unlikely to have an immediate impact on the jobs market. the unemployment rate is expected to see just a small rise this year. >> for, let's cross over to a frankfurt -- to frankfurt. not necessarily the greatest news for those without a job, but there was good news for the german tax man. >> absolutely. the government has been able to reach its budget plans earlier than expected. the new debt load has been lower than expected, and this has been very good news, although the government also lowered its forecast for the economy, but here at the financial m
LINKTV
Jan 19, 2013 2:00pm PST
these trees. but for this grandmother, the environment is no longer a priority. >> it is a shame, people worked hard to grow those trees, and now we're cutting them down, but how else can we stay warm? the water is freezing cold. how can we cope or wash or make bread? >> these families have worked hard to stay alive, digging a trench for the children to jump into the ring air and artillery attacks. behind the home, something much more substantial dug into the ground. it took these people 30 days to cut into this rock to build this homemade bunker. it is cold and dark, but it is where they run to when the shelling starts. for families can spend the night here, if they're too scared to come out until the bombardment is over. >> we dug the cave to protect our children from the shelling. we are old. we are not afraid to die. we no longer care about ourselves, but we are worried that the children could be terrify the rest of their lives. >> this person kept a diary since the start of the war. she writes it for herself and the other children, to help them caulker their fears. >> all the storie
LINKTV
Jan 17, 2013 7:00pm PST
of lifestyle. it's really wanting to understand the genetic bases of it and how the environment interacts with the genetic experience to give us the risks. >> the risks of diseases like cancer and heart disease are set to increase as more africans start eating food with high calories. by 2030, the world health organization fears they'll overtake diseases like hiv-aids as the continent's biggest killers. though africa has the greatest genetic diversity of any continent, the population has been around the longest. very little is known about people's genes compared to europeans, americans or asians. yet that knowledge could be vital in combating a future health crisis. the research will also strengthen science in africa. >> it's opening up opportunities for young researchers such as myself, it's a way we get to collaborate other researchers from africa. >> scientists in 18 countries are taking part in the pan-african research program attempting to unravel genetic secrets they believe have been kept far too long. tanya paige, joe ha happen esburg. >> it's been a tradition for centuries but an
LINKTV
Jan 17, 2013 8:00am PST
record on the environment. the year, india and japan have grounded the dreamliner jets over safety concerns following a series of incidents. federal aviation ordered all of them taken out of service wednesday. european officials followed suit today. the 787 is the newest of a boeing and the company reportedly is depending heavily on its success. it's suffered from several issues including a fire on a plan bought -- park in boston an emergency landing in japan that had burn marks around the main battery. today marks the 100th birthday of the legendary media activist everett parker. active for more than six decades, parker is best known for spearheading the challenge to mississippi television station wlbt in the 1960's, which ultimately had its license revoked for attempting to squelch the voices of the civil- rights movement of the time. in a 2008 interview with "democracy now!" everett parker discussed his efforts to monitor racist television networks as founder of the office of communication of the united church of christ. >> i went down and i really looked at stations from new or
Search Results 0 to 7 of about 8 (some duplicates have been removed)